Garrigues has named Nicolás Santos lead partner in Galicia, starting on January 1, 2023. He will replace Pedro Regojo, who has headed that area since 2015.
Garrigues has won the award for the leading M&A firm in Iberia in 2022. This accolade is given each year by Mergermarket, one of the top specialized global M&A publications, recognizing the work of legal and financial advisers on the biggest deals of the year in Europe. This is the fourth time Garrigues has won the award.
The Garrigues Partners’ Meeting has approved the appointment of 16 new equity partners (14 in Spain and 2 from international offices), as well as a new partner in G-advisory, the consulting arm offering technical, economic and strategic advice on energy and ESG matters. Half of Garrigues’ new partners, both in Spain and in the international offices are women.
Garrigues has been doubly recognized as firm of the year in Spain in the categories of tax disputes and indirect tax. The publication International Tax Review (ITR), which covers tax news from firms across the globe, has granted these awards in the context of the EMEA Tax Awards, held yesterday in London and attended by the most noteworthy European firms and lawyers in the tax field.
Garrigues leads the legal services market in the European Union, according to the annual European 100 report published by UK publication The Lawyer. The report analyzes the performance of the top-billing firms in Europe. Garrigues once again tops the table, with global revenue of €414.2 million and 7,1% growth. The firm also leads the ranking in terms of number of professionals.
The Garrigues Murcia office is celebrating its 25th anniversary. A quarter of a century in which the firm has accompanied its clients in the region, offering them advice covering every angle of business law. The firm celebrated this milestone yesterday with an event at which professionals from the firm thanked clients for their trust in Garrigues over the years. The event was also attended by the authorities, including the President of the Murcia Regional Government, Fernando López Miras.
The firm continues to bolster its Latin American offering with the addition of a new partner, Carolina Camacho, who will take charge of the labor law department in Bogotá.
In 2021, Garrigues billed €414.2 million, climbing 7.1% in the year and making it the first Iberian law firm to pass the €400 million mark in revenues.
The observatory presented its activities and invited professionals and representatives from a number of legal players to share their forecasts as to the digitization of the legal industry in Spain.
The Spanish Federation of Food Banks (FESBAL) honored Garrigues with the 2020 Espiga de Oro award for Commitment at an event held at CaixaForum in Madrid, which was presided over by Luis Planas, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Garrigues’ executive chairman Fernando Vives collected the award from FESBAL President Pedro Llorca.